Eric Schmidt

Co-Founder at Schmidt Ocean Institute

Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt

Co-Founder at Schmidt Ocean Institute

Overview
Career Highlights

Alphabet, Inc.
Sun Technology Enterprises
Google, Inc.

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10916

Primary Location

Atherton, CA, United States

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

04/1956 - Washington, DC, United States

Age

64

Number of Awards

27

Estimated Net Worth

$11.1B

Interests

Artwork Collecting

Relationships
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Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Co-Founder at The Schmidt Family Foundation

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President & Director at The Broad Institute, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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President Emeritus at Princeton University

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Chief Executive Officer at TIAA

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Investor at Uber Technologies, Inc.

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President at Stanford University - The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

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Operating Partner at Churchill Capital Corp. IV

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Vice President & Director at The Schmidt Family Foundation

Established in 2006 by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, The Schmidt Family Foundation works to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources and to support efforts worldwide that empower communities to build resilient systems for food, water, and human resources.

Spouse

Established in 2006 by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, The Schmidt Family Foundation works to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources and to support efforts worldwide that empower communities to build resilient systems for food, water, and human resources.

Education
Ph.D. in Computer Science

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Attendee

Yorktown High School is a public high school located in Arlington County, Virginia. Yorktown is an accredited high school based on Virginia's Standards of Learning (SOL) examinations, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Memberships
Fellow
2007 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
2006 - Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Member
Current

Yellowstone Mountain Club LLC operates a ski and lodge facility. It provides ski runs, golf courses and other club facilities such as its cafes and restaurants. The company was founded by Edra Blixseth and Timothy Blixseth in 2000 and is headquartered in Big Sky, MT.

Career History
Visiting Innovation Fellow
2018 - Current

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Co-Founder
2017 - Current

Schmidt Futures is a philanthropic initiative, founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt, that seeks to improve societal outcomes.

Founding Partner
2010 - Current

Innovation Endeavors LLC seeks investment opportunities in companies located in the US and Israel. The fund targets companies operating in the fields of retail & commerce, digital data analytics, content & discovery marketing, internet, business applications and cyber security. They provide financing for early stage and growth stage capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Current

Otoy, Inc. provides cloud graphics solutions. It offers LightStage, a facial scanning technology that allows for the digital capture of the human face with unparalleled fidelity and scientific accuracy. The company was founded by Jules Urbach, Alissa Grainger and Malcolm Taylor in 2008 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Director
Prior

Siebel Systems, Inc. develops customer relationship management software that automates sales and customer-service operations of large corporations. It products enable companies to distribute customer information to call centers, direct sales teams, resellers, retailers and web-based sales forces. The company was founded in 1993 by Thomas M. Siebel & Patricia A. House and is located in San Mateo, CA

Member, Economic Advisory Board
Prior

The Presidential Transition Project is the enormous effort of hundreds of people coming together to lay out the agenda and priorities for the Obama Administration.

Member, Engineering Advisory Board
Current

The College of Engineering is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. The college was established in 1931 from a merger of the Colleges of Mechanics and the College of Civil Engineering. The College of Mining was integrated into the college in 1942. The college is currently situated in 11 buildings on the northeast side of the central campus, and also operates at the 150 acre (607,000 m²) Richmond Field Station.

Director
2012 - Prior

US Foundation for Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Tech designs educational programs in science and technology. The firm designs accessible and innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education; and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. The company was founded by Dean Kamen in 1989 and is headquartered in Manchester, NH.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K +
2019

The California Academy of Sciences is a research institute and natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 46 million specimens. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research.

$65.5K +
2019

The Computer History Museum is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images. The Museum brings computer history to life through large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, a dynamic website, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program.

$65.5K +
2018

The Computer History Museum is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images. The Museum brings computer history to life through large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, a dynamic website, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program.

Political Donations
$10K
2020

Former Representative from Texas's 11th Congressional District

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Google, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Realityengines AI, Inc. is an artificial intelligence research company that provides AI services for various problems faced by enterprises. The company was founded by Bindu Reddy, Arvind Sundararajan and Chetan Rai on March 18, 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Ellevest, Inc. engages in the provision of investment advisory and portfolio management services. It offers wealth management services. The company was founded by Sallie Lee Krawcheck and Charlie H. Kroll in November 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Romaine Empire, Inc. manufactures and sells salads and snacks. Its products include tarragon chicken salad half sandwich, half crunchy Thai, Caprese half sandwich, farmer's half, Greek, southwest, north Napa and blueberry mezze salads. The company was founded by Luke Saunders and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Advisors
Advisor

Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Legal Advisor

Partner, Head of US Technology at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Editorial Advisor

Partner at FutureMap

Awards & Honors
Rank #119
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
2017
United States Department of Defense - Medal for Distinguished Public Service
Rank #98
2017
Hurun - Global Rich List
Events
Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2013 The Economist Information Forum

Speaker
Museum of Jewish Heritage-New York, NY
2013 D: Dive Into Mobile

Explore the impact of the “mobile first” revolution

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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